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Africa | Mask "kifwebe" from the Songe people of DR Congo | Wood, kaolin, black paint and plant fiber |They represent positive powers and are mainly used at masquerades taking place at night, for example at important moon ceremonies, or in case of the death of chief | The female version is called a "kikashi"

Africa | Mask "kifwebe" from the Songe people of DR Congo | Wood, kaolin, black paint and plant fiber |They represent positive powers and are mainly used at masquerades taking place at night, for example at important moon ceremonies, or in case of the death of chief | The female version is called a "kikashi"

Africa | Mask "idangani" from the Salampasu people of DR Congo | Raffia, plant fiber | this type of mask was probably used by the "idangani" society.

Africa | Mask "idangani" from the Salampasu people of DR Congo | Raffia, plant fiber | this type of mask was probably used by the "idangani" society.

Africa | 'Kifwebe' mask from the Songye people of DR Congo | Wood, kaolin and pigment | This is a female 'kikashi' form of the mask

Kifwebe mask, Songye people, DR Congo wood, kaolin, pigments female 'kikashi' form of mask

chokwe zanda - Buscar con Google

Object type : mask Place of collecting : Democratic Republic of the Congo > Katanga > Lualaba Culture : Chokwe Date of acquisition :

Songye helmet mask

Helmet mask Kifwebe from the Tempe-Songye people of DR Congo, Late to early century, Wood and paint.

Africa | Male mask from the ‘bwadi ba kifwebe’ society of the Songye people of Congo | ca. prior to 1975 | Wood and pigment

Congo Songye male wood and pigment mask from the ‘bwadi ba kifwebe’ society, prior to

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